Tag Archive for ‘Twitter’
HIGHLIGHTS Describes the role and evolution of general surgery social media influencers Summarizes the benefits and challenges of virtual conferences Examines the activity of trainees and programs participating in the 2020–2021 general surgery match cycle Identifies strategies for developing a social media presence Social media, particularly Twitter and Instagram, has played an increasingly prominent role […]
A basic primer on social media, specifically Twitter, this article describes how these platforms promote collaboration and the exchange of ideas and current information.
The Director of the Division of Member Services offers her views on the benefits of using Twitter, including improved direct communication between ACS members and College leadership.
The genesis of the #ILookLikeASurgeon campaign is described as are future goals of the movement, which is aimed at promoting women and diversity in surgery.
In just two years, Twitter use among members of the College has increased dramatically. This article provides an update on Twitter usage at the 2012 Clinical Congress, including live-tweeting during panel sessions and the role of new Twitter correspondents at the meeting.
The American College of Surgeons (ACS) continues to gain influence on Twitter, the microblogging service, which ranks among the top 10 most visited websites on the Internet. Now six years old, Twitter provides users with the ability to post and read messages, or “tweets,” of up to 140 characters. Since last year’s Clinical Congress, the […]
Mobile devices are gaining significant traction with American College of Surgeons (ACS) members